This position is contract to hire and open to REMOTE candidates
To develop, maintain, test and debug software to meet generally defined requirements in a Windows client/server environment utilizing software development languages/environments such as PL/SQL, Oracle, Progress 4 GL Application Development Environment (ADE), .Net, Microsoft SQL, or other platforms;
to formulate and define system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding for the purpose of developing or modifying moderately complex information systems;
to prepare detailed specification from which programs will be written; and to design, code, test, debug, document and maintain programs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Becomes familiar with most aspects of the application including reports, parameters, claims management, intake services, carrier/client interfaces and vendor/business partner interfaces.
Analyzes user needs as required; assists in the design of specifications to meet end user needs.
Develops and modifies software to meet the specifications outlined in data processing requests.
Develops and maintains software to meet requirements of insurance carrier and regulatory groups.
Tests and debugs assigned projects; assists in testing projects for other members of the programming staff.
Prepares documentation on new or existing software.
Investigates call escalations from the support staff; makes the necessary corrections to data and/or software.
Assists in the professional growth of programmers.
Follows departmental pre-established standards and guidelines as they pertain to design and development.
Adheres to the goal of delivering and maintaining the highest quality of customer service to our clients.
Keeps abreast of software development language revisions and technology advances.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization’s quality program(s).
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
Strong knowledge of language development and applications design
Analytical and interpretive skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
Six (6) years of language development in a relevant and applicable language and/or business analytical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Proven experience in interpreting user requirements, business applications design, and development of business applications strongly preferred.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Information Systems or Computer Science major preferred